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Job #: R-00056133
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Security Architecture and Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a talented Senior Security Engineer to join our team to support a federal customer within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Enterprise Security Operations Center (ESOC). The Senior Security Engineer will gather requirements and design, codify, integrate and implement secure solutions that support business functionality as well as the underlying infrastructure required to deploy and run those solutions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Tackles large security projects, both of a technical and compliance nature. The senior engineer is expected to tackle difficult technical issues and changes with minimal oversight.

  • Providing training and documentation for the rest of the team to follow and understand

  • Supporting Ansible tower and writing Ansible playbooks

  • Provide development / configuration support based on technical requirements

  • Own technical issues/problem resolution and request management

  • Execute test cases and document them

  • Support User Acceptance Tests and implement code into production

  • Work with service management and infrastructure teams as needed on technology upgrades, maintenance, and issue resolution

  • Conduct in-person and online training sessions for stakeholders as appropriate

  • Provide support when production issues occur

  • General networking and security troubleshooting (firewalls, routing, NAT, etc.)

  • Conceptualize, Design, Build, and Maintain current and future ESOC supported tools and platforms

  • Manage multiple assignments, changing priorities, and work independently with little oversight

  • Conduct periodic reviews of sensor metric reports to evaluate and prioritize sensors for review and assessment

  • Documentation and Reporting along with presentation, teamwork and DHS wide collaboration are among the expected duties and mission of the task order

Minimum Requirements

  • The candidate shall have Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field and a minimum of 12 years of experience in system administration, database administration, network engineering, software engineering, or software development, with a concentration in cybersecurity

  • At least one of the following certifications: CASP, GCIH, GCWN, GISF, GISP, GSSP, GICSP, GSSP, SEI, CISSP, CSSLP, SSCP, CCNP, CCNP Security, CCIE Security, CEH, ECSP, MCSE, RHCA, RHCE, VCP, VCAP, VCIX, VCDX, Splunk Enterprise Certified Architect

  • 5+ years of experience working with Ansible Tower and/or Terraform

  • 5+ years of Supporting Linux servers

  • Experience working with databases and managing multiple data feeds

  • Cloud and VMWare skills – Understanding of cloud terminology, architecture, and tools to include: installing, provisioning and monitoring

  • Strong capabilities to assist with automating manual installation and maintenance/patching tasks and utilization of such tools as provisioning environments with Ansible, Docker, etc.

  • Strong technical, analytical, and interpersonal skills

  • Superior attention to detail with excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent problem solving, research, and follow-up skills

  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently

  • Experience with GitLab or GitHub or other version control system

  • Familiarity with multi-tenancy customer support and design

  • Experience with Jira and Confluence

  • Substantial software development experience in one or more of the following technologies: Python, Java, or JavaScript; including Oracle or equivalent relational database technologies; and/or Web Application hosting on WebLogic and Tomcat

  • Experience working in an Agile development environment.

  • Department of Homeland Security ESOC employees are required to obtain an Entry on Duty (EOD) clearance to support this program.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in AWS and Azure

  • Experience working with SIEM tools such as Splunk

  • Experience working with FireEye or Firepower

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Security Architecture and Engineering

Pay Range:

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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